Monthly Archives: August 2010

Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Oh my gosh, this banana bread is so good. It’s moist, not too sweet, and has a great balance of spices and dark, bitter chocolate. Not to mention, it’s not too bad for you. If you have bananas getting all … Continue reading

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No-Knead Artisan Bread

There is absolutely no excuse to not have fresh bread anymore. Blooming yeast, kneading, rising, punching, shaping, almost all of that is eliminated in this recipe, and it still makes a great loaf of bread. Weird. We’ll get into more … Continue reading

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Kale Salad with Mango, Red Banana, and White Truffle Olive Oil

I was visiting my parents this weekend to move my sister into college and celebrate Dad’s birthday. Interesting combo, but it resulted in me making dinner for them last night. When we were at the grocery store, and I was … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

These muffins were so good I couldn’t wait to post them. They’re light, moist, fluffy, perfectly sweet, and actually not that bad for you. I found these at Baked Perfection, and they need very little introduction. Just go bake these … Continue reading

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Rustic Roasted Chicken

Growing up, this was always one of my favorite dinners. My dad’s been cooking this chicken as long as I can remember, and it resonates with homey warmth. This is some of my all-time favorite comfort food that just begs … Continue reading

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever

I love chocolate chip cookies. Like, I really love chocolate chip cookies. And I tend to eat chocolate chip cookies whenever and wherever I can. I’ve had a lot of chocolate chip cookies in my day, and I still think … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Thighs with Rosemary Dijon Vinaigrette

This recipe is very loosely based on a grilled mustard chicken recipe my dad made growing up. Since I didn’t have any charcoal for the grill, I had to improvise a bit, and I’m so glad I did. This was … Continue reading

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